44: Rob Kassinger Interview part 2 Oct. 21, 2007

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This week's Contrabass Conversations Episode features the second part of our interview with Chicago Symphony bassist Rob Kassinger. Last time we heard from Rob (on episode 25), we talked about his early years on the bass, growing up in Colorado, playing jazz and electric bass, studying the instrument, and studying with Homer Mensch in New York City. This episode, we talk about Rob's time in the New Orleans Symphony, Colorado Symphony, and then moving into the Chicago Symphony. Rob talks about the materials he works on with students, like etudes and Simandl, plus what gear Rob uses and how his …



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